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Indie quartet emerges from a decade of obscurity to find itself the great pop hope
By Ted Simons
Lucinda Williams might be the most acclaimed songwriter in America, but she still sees herself as an underdog
Requiem for an Outlaw
Waylon Jennings bucked the Nashville system, and became a legend in the process
Jay Farrar secures his place as an alt-country icon and returns to form with a new solo album
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By Serene Dominic, Gilbert Garcia, Jimmy Magahern, Fred Mills, Ted Simons, Brian Smith and Eric Waggoner
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